December 16, 2021

โš™๏ธ New update on Analyst's Permissions

New Use-case Supported:

Admin role now can allow Analyst role to explore and create reports from any datasets without granting them the access to Data Modeling Layer.

How to do:

  • Step 1: Un-share the data source access to these Analysts

    Screen Shot 2021-12-21 at 15.34.11

  • Step 2: Share the dataset access to them only
    Screen Shot 2021-12-21 at 15.35.12

New update on Analyst's Permission:

In brief, the Analyst's Permission will be changed as follows:

Before:

  • If Admins share Data source access to Analysts, they will be:

    • Able to access and edit all child items as usual

    • Unable to edit the data source

  • If Admins only share Dataset access to Analysts, they will be:

    • Able to access and explore reports from that dataset.

    • Unable to edit anything & create reports from that dataset

After:

  • If Admins share Data source access to Analysts, they will be:

    • Able to access and edit all child items as usual

    • Unable to edit the data source

  • If Admins only share Dataset access to Analysts, they will be:

    • Able to access, explore, and create/edit reports from that dataset.

    • Unable to edit the dataset and access higher-level items (data model, data source)

For more information, please visit our public doc here: Permission System | Holistics Docs

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